Born 1904 in Richmond, Virginia, USA, died 1991 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; type designer, book designer, illlustrator. Studied with Rudolf Koch in Offenbach, Germany as a punch cutter and type designer. Chappell produced much work with the publisher Alfred A. Knopf and was also illustrator and typography consultant. His typefaces Lydian (1938–46) and Trajanus (1940) are published now with Linotype.